Best Space Photos of the Week — March 29, 2015
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:43:38 -0400
From the first (contraband) corned beef sandwich in space to astronomy's oldest known 'Nova,' don't miss these amazing space images of the week for March 29, 2015.
One-Year Crew Begins Epic Trip on International Space Station
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:26:17 -0400
Three new crewmembers just arrived at the International Space Station, and two of them won't be leaving for about one year.
Star Power: Spring's Night Sky Dazzles with Constellations Aplenty
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:14:27 -0400
With spring underway, the evening sky is in transition. What new stars and constellations will adorn the night sky for the next few months?
Giant Alien Planet Has 4 Suns in Its Sky
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:11:03 -0400
Astronomers have spotted a fourth star in a planetary system called 30 Ari, bringing the number of such known quadruple-sun systems to two. Numerous two- and three-star planets have been identified.
Did 'Iron Rain' Bypass the Moon to Fall Mostly on Earth?
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:38:51 -0400
New experiments show that the asteroids that slammed into Earth and the moon more than 4 billion years ago were vaporised into a mist of iron but stayed gravitationally stuck on more massive Earth.
Blast-Off! Astronaut and Cosmonaut Leave Earth For A Year | Video
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:07:07 -0400
NASA's Scott Kelly and Roscosmos' Mikhail Kornienko have begun their flight to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft.